This memorial commemorates the Canadian soldiers who trained here in World War I and World War II. It is the remain of an older memorial which is removed.

Text on the memorial:
IN REMEMBRANCE

THIS PLAQUE IS MOUNTED ON THE BUTT OF A SYCAMORE WHICH
FORMED PART OF AN AVENUE OF TREES
ALONG THE A3, PLANTED TO COMMEMORATE CANADIAN
SERVICEMEN WHO WERE TRAINED LOCALLY AND DIED AT
BRAMSHOTT DURING THE FIRST AND SECOND WORLD WARS,
THE 418 MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR
ARE BURIED IN CHURCHYARDS AT BRAMSHOTT AND GRAYSHOTT,
THOSE WHO DIED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR WERE LAID TO
REST AT BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY, SURREY.

THE ORIGINAL AVENUE WAS REMOVED AS IT WAS BECOMING A
DANGER TO THE TRAVELLING PUBLIC AND WAS REPLACED BY THE
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTS HIGHWAYS AGENCY WITH AN
AVENUE OF MAPLES IMPORTED DIRECTLY FROM CANADA
AS A CONTINUED MEMORIAL TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN DEFENCE OF FREEDOM

THE LAST OF THE CANADIAN MAPLES WERE PLANTED BY
THE RIGHT HONORABLE MR. ROYCE FRITH Q.C.
HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR CANADA
MR JOHN WATTS M.P.
MINISTER OF STATE FOR RAILWAYS AND ROADS
AND VISITING REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CANADIAN VETERANS
ASSOCIATION AND ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
ON "CANADA SUNDAY" 25TH JUNE 1995

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